QNAP TVS-963N 5Gbe AMD NAS with HDD & SSD Bays for 2019

New QNAP TS-963N NAS featuring RJ45 5Gbe, dedicated SSD Bays and HDD Bays for 2019 Good news for those wondering what QNAP have coming in the next few months, with the unveiling of another updated 9-Bay (5 HDD 3.5″ and 4 SSD 2.5″) NAS for 2019 for their 5Gbe series and it is very much […]

QNAP TVS-951N 5Gbe Intel NAS for 2019 Revealed

The QNAP TVS-951N 5/9-Bay NAS featuring 10GBASE-T for the Home QNAP NAS have really been busy in Q3 of 2019. Last week we saw the reveal of the new 5Gbe TVS-x72N series and now we have seen the reveal of a new 9-Bay (5 Hard Drive and 4 SSD) based NAS, the TVS-951N. The latest […]

Synology NAS in 2019/2020 – Your Questions Answered

Why you should buy a Synology NAS in 2019 and 2020? Those that have followed this blog for a while will know that one of the biggest brands that get’s mentioned is Synology NAS. With the end of 2019 fast approaching, we were lucky enough to be invited to the Synology UK headquarters and speak […]

QNAP QSW-308-1C 10Gbe Switch Review

Reviewing the Affordable QNAP QSW-308-1C 1Gbe and 10Gbe Combo Switch The QNAP QSW-308-1C unmanaged switch is quite a work of art. I know that is a grand statement for a review, but in order to understand why I think that, you have to take a moment and look at QNAP as a manufacturer. If you […]

QNAP TVS-672N and TVS-872N 5Gbe NAS Revealed for late 2019

QNAP TVS-672N and TVS-872N NAS featuring 5Gbe, NVMe, HDMI 2.0 and 8th Gen i3 CPU With so many NAS devices being released every year from top-tier brands aimed at home and business users parting with their money, it can often get quite predictable to second guess a new release. Whether it is the changing attitudes […]

How to Improve Plex Performance On Your NAS Drive – PART 2

Part Two of How to Improve your Plex NAS Performance Before starting this Plex NAS guide, I recommend checking out part 1, as it has 5 more tips for improving the performance and stability of your plex media server NAS and I recommend you try anything and everything that is compatible with your system. Part […]

Synology Surveillance DVA3219 No-Idle Zone User Guide

How to Use No-Idle Zone on the Synology Surveillance DVA3219 NAS Once your cameras are mounted successfully (Guide for that can be found here), software configurations must be set up for DVA to suit your needs fittingly. This chapter covers the crucial settings to achieve high detection precision. Step 1 – Select a Stream Profile […]

Synology Surveillance DVA3219 Intrusion Detection User Guide

How to Use Intrusion Detection on the Synology Surveillance DVA3219 NAS Once your cameras are mounted successfully (Guide for that can be found here), software configurations must be set up for DVA to suit your needs fittingly. This chapter covers the crucial settings to achieve high intrusion-detection precision. Step 1 – Select a Stream Profile […]

Synology Surveillance DVA3219 People Counting User Guide

How to Use People Counting on the Synology Surveillance DVA3219 NAS Before you set up your NVR Surveillance environment for People counting, you will need to spend extra time preparing suitable lighting. Good lighting is crucial. If the surroundings are too dark, footage may blur and cause details to be lost; if there is excessive […]

Synology Surveillance DVA3219 Deep Motion Detection User Guide

How to Use Deep Motion Detection on the Synology Surveillance DVA3219 NAS Once your cameras are mounted successfully (Guide for that can be found here), software configurations must be set up for DVA to suit your needs fittingly. This chapter covers the crucial settings to achieve high motion-detection precision. Step 1 – Select a Stream […]

Synology DVA3219 Surveillance NAS Deep Learning NVR User Guide

How to Use the Synology Surveillance Station DVA3219 NAS Features Synology Deep Learning NVR comes with powerful AI Image Analysis technology which is built into the Deep Video Analytics application in Surveillance Station. It’s complete functionality is free of any hidden fees and requires no extra software or external device installation. For you to achieve […]

How to Improve Plex Performance On Your NAS Drive – PART 1

The Best Ways to Improve Plex Performance on your NAS drive Plex is this amazing application that we all know and love, letting us enjoy all our boxsets, out movies, our own videos and more. Whether it is because you get to play YOUR MEDIA without streaming from subscription services, or because the user interface […]

Synology DS620slim NAS 16GB NAS Installation Guide

How to Upgrade the RAM in your Synology DS620slim to 16GB Memory Back in July when the Synology DS620slim was first released, many users were surprised at the maximum memory limit that the manufacturers stated in the specifications. With the Intel J series chip that Synology DS620slim arrives with, it did seem odd that the […]

Synology DVA3219 Deep Learning AI Powered Surveillance NAS – Specifications and DataSheet

FULL Specifications of the New Synology DVA3219 Surveillance NAS Drive Good news for those who have been waiting for the new Synology Surveillance NAS drive (Formally the DS1419dva, now branded the DVA3219) as it is looking closer to release. Below is HUGE information blow out on the device, it’s support of DSM alongside Surveillance Station […]

How to Install TeamViewer on Synology NAS

Accessing your Synology NAS with Teamviewer 2019 When tracking the device landscape out there, there is definitively a trend to replace large standalone servers with small, easy to administer NAS boxes. They are quick to set up, do not eat up too much space and are convenient to use. So especially SMBs/SMEs and home users […]

Best NAS for a 4K HDMI Enabled Plex Media Server

Choosing the Best NAS Drive for Streaming Media Locally and the Internet I would like advice on a new NAS, please I use it mainly for TV Shows and films to watch on my Samsung Smart TV. Also to store my music, (through a Soundbar perhaps), books, photos, documents etc I have seen a video […]

QNAP Opens New Office in the UK

New QNAP NAS Support Centre Opens in the UK – Why You Should Care Regardless of whether or is your first, second or 10th time purchasing a new piece of technology, most buyers will go into their purchase with certain assurances required before taking the plunge. The popular factors, such as power, price and trusted […]

QNAP QNA-UC5G1T USB-to-5Gbe Adapter Hardware Review

What is the QNAP QNA-UC5G1T and Why Should You Buy it NOW? For those that have followed both this blog and my YouTube channel for a while, you will know that one of the biggest hurdles that a NAS user will need to overcome is that of upload and download speeds. With the majority of […]

Synology DS620slim NAS Hardware Review

Does the New Intel Power Compact Synology DS620slim NAS Deliver? The Synology DS620slim is a network device that is hard to compare with the majority of NAS drives in 2019. Many of us are well aware of the advantages to home and business users of a robust and reliable network-attached storage drive. However, much like […]

Synology DS718+ NAS Vs QNAP TS-253Be NAS Comparison

Synology DS718+ vs QNAP TS-253Be NAS Network Attached Storage (NAS) has grown exceptionally popular in 2019, for a number of reasons. First, the importance of our data at home with our family, to the phones that we carry on the commute, to the devices we use in everyday work create data CONSTANTLY. Second, the majority […]